Château Montrose Saint-Estèphe Red Bordeaux Blend 1990

9.5127 ratings on Delectable
$765

The wine is remarkably rich, with a distinctive nose of sweet, jammy fruit, liquefied minerals, new saddle leather, and grilled steak. In the mouth, the enormous concentration, extract, high glycerin, and sweet tannin slide across the palate with considerable ease. It is a huge, corpulent, awesomely-endowed wine that is still relatively approachable, as it has not yet begun to shut down and lose its baby fat. It thoroughly embarrassed the 1989, itself an exceptional wine. The 1990 needs 10 more years of cellaring; it should last for 25-30, possibly 40-50 years. Robert Parker

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Ratings on Delectable

Cory Fierro Delectable Pro

1990 vintage. Gifted a taste from a guest who brought this in and it was superb. Red berries, dusty old boxes, earth, florals, this wine had a box for every note and you could check off every one of them. It was superior in terms of fine tannins and silken texture and was just amazing.

1990 vintage. Gifted a taste from a guest who brought this in and it was superb. Red berries, dusty old boxes, earth, florals, this wine had a box for every note and you could check off every one of them. It was superior in terms of fine tannins and silken texture and was just amazing.

9.8

Veronica Castro Delectable Pro

So beautiful, fresh, and vivid. Cherry, tobacco, some leathery notes, and English Breakfast Tea. Medium-bodied. Clear, dark ruby. Gorgeous wine.

So beautiful, fresh, and vivid. Cherry, tobacco, some leathery notes, and English Breakfast Tea. Medium-bodied. Clear, dark ruby. Gorgeous wine.

9.3

Nico J. Snyman Delectable Pro

So beautifully aromatic, delicate almost, not the same intensity as the other '90 I've tried, but great for different reasons.

So beautifully aromatic, delicate almost, not the same intensity as the other '90 I've tried, but great for different reasons.

9.3

Mark Lindzy Delectable Pro

Fully mature and delicious, with plenty of black fruit, damp earth and tannins firmly in place to match our steak feasting.

Fully mature and delicious, with plenty of black fruit, damp earth and tannins firmly in place to match our steak feasting.

9.3